What difference does departmental status make? It will give Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies more autonomy to determine its own destiny, says its director, English professor Deborah McDowell.
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Anne E. Bromley
October 05, 2017
Bicentennial guests waiting to get into the Lawn on Friday can meander over to the location of the Memorial to Enslaved Laborers, east of Brooks Hall and across from the Corner, to view displays of the design and talk with those working on it, from 4 to 6 p.m.
September 27, 2017
Starting Monday, employees can donate to causes that match their concerns, with about 1,000 groups and nonprofit organizations to choose from, including several providing hurricane relief.
September 20, 2017
Award-winning writer Mark Doty, who writes poetry, nonfiction and essays, is working with graduate students and giving public readings and talks this semester, starting with a reading on Thursday.
September 13, 2017
The medical research building renamed Pinn Hall is being renovated into a state-of-the-art research space designed to support current and future scientific and biomedical leaders and their discoveries.
September 12, 2017
The College of Arts & Sciences’ innovative curriculum presents a new first-year experience: a set of “Engagements” courses designed to help students flourish at UVA, in their chosen careers and as active citizens.
September 08, 2017
Most has dedicated her career at UVA to bettering the student experience, both inside and outside the classroom, and has left her imprint on a stunning number of programs.
September 05, 2017
Sean McCord is using his education benefit to complete a master’s degree in playwriting, and his play, “Moving,” will debut Sept. 7.
August 29, 2017
Krishan Kumar shows how each empire, like ancient Rome, saw itself as the carrier of civilization to the rest of the world, but had to accommodate other cultures and enlist those people to participate in their mission.
August 23, 2017
The University’s student volunteering center is working with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Central Blue Ridge to launch a campaign to send supportive messages of hope and solidarity to area youth.